Thursday 8 September 2016
In issue 297 of Woodturning, we have lots for you to enjoy. In ‘Projects’ Colwin Way looks to the future of turning with his fun project project of a robot; Andy Coates makes a table lamp from a reclaimed oak post; and Ian Woodford shares some ideas for designing and making a nutcracker.In our ‘Technical’ section Stephen Hogbin makes a bright table; Kurt Hertzog looks at making tool handles for the workshop; Ernie Conover asks what a poor turner would do without paper, putty, paint and glue; Richard Findley turns his hand to letter carving on turned works for the first time; Mark Palma looks at expanding the use of wax in woodturning; Phillip Greenwood concentrates on sanding work to a fine finish; and the Editor provides five easy step to finish your woodturning projects.In ‘Features’, we meet Donal Ryan as he tells us of his decisions to turn his lifelong hobby into a business; Jim Christiansen and David Buskell guide us through the world of woodturning critiquing; and Jennie Starbuck talks us through her bright and beautiful lampshade.As well as all this, we also have our usual ‘Kit & Tools’ pages, ‘Leader’ from the Editor, ‘Community news’, ‘Community letters’, as well as a sneak peek of our next issue. All this and more in the Woodturning issue 297, so be sure to get yourself a copy, or why not subscribe and save up to 30%?
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